By Tom White Southern California’s Ascot Park was the hotbed of flat-track racing in the western United States in the 1960s and 1970s. AMA rules
By Tom White The BSA Catalina Scrambler was the perfect machine for a rider like AMA Motorcycle Hall of Famer Chuck ?Feets? Minert. Minert excelled
By Tom White The White Motorcycle company didn?t stay in business very long, nor did they sell very many motorcycles back in the ?60s. Based
By Tom White The FB Mondial Motociclistica was founded by Count Giuseppe Boselli in 1948 in Arcore, Italy. Prior to WWII, FB Mondial manufactured motorized
By Tom White American Eagle arrived on the U.S. motocross scene in 1967, but in truth, there was no American Eagle motorcycle factory. The American
By Tom White AJS is an acronym for Albert John Stevens, one of four sons that started producing AJS motorcycles in 1910. The Stevens brothers?
By Tom White The Yamaha DT-1 Enduro, introduced in 1968, was neither a very good street bike nor a good enduro bike, yet it was
By Tom White Bert Greeves began making motorcycles in 1951 and produced his first racing motorcycle in 1954. Total production output in 1954 was 14
By Tom White The German-built Sachs/DKW 125 was one of the first popular purpose-built 125 motocross bikes in America. When motocross exploded in the U.S.
By Tom White Gary Jones won four consecutive 250 National Championships while racing for Yamaha, Honda and Can-Am. When he suffered a leg injury at
By Tom White The 1985 AMA 500cc National Championship would be the sixth and final championship for Broc Glover. Broc's career included a remarkable 50
By Tom White ?Wastelands Become Cotton Fields? was just one of the catchy captions that the U.S. importer?Pabatco of Athena, Oregon?used to promote the English-built
By Tom White Introduced in America in 1964 by the worldwide distributor Pabatco (Pacific Basin Trading Co.), the Hodaka Ace 90 was an immediate success.
By Tom White When BSA (Birmingham Small Arms) introduced the ?Made for USA? 1964 Trail Bronc, the ads professed the Bronc was ?Ideal for those
By Tom White Two-strokes made their first impact in the 250 class, where the woefully underpowered four-strokes quickly succumbed to the light weight and snappy